Apple Butter Cake With Maple Frosting

Apple Butter Cake with Maple Frosting

Miz Helen's Kitchen


2-1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder

2 teaspoons apple pie spice

1 teaspoon cinnamon

dash salt

1-1/4 cups sugar

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1 cup apple butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 cup Gala Apples, peeled and diced

Baking Spray for The Baking Pans

For The Frosting

8 (ounces) softened cream cheese

1 stick butter, softened

3/4 teaspoon maple extract

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, apple pie spice, cinnamon and salt, mix well, and set aside.

In an electric mixing bowl, pour in the sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, and apple butter, mix together until smooth.

Add alternate portions of the flour mixture and the buttermilk until it is all incorporated and blended well, mix about 2 minutes.

Stir in the diced apples.

Pour the batter into 2- 9inch baking pans that have been sprayed with a baking oil and flour spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes,until the center will test clean.

Completely cool before frosting.

For The Frosting

In a mixing bowl mix together the softened cream cheese and butter until completely smooth. Add the maple and vanilla extract.

Add the confectioners sugar and mix until smooth.